Nov 18, 2012 3:00pm PST
was put into service in 2011. with breakthroughs and technology, can it can detect and shoot through targets in mid air. but it isn't perfect, this is the aftermath of a rocket strike in ashcalan. one came here and hit this car port and you can see did substantial damage to the car, as well. the iron dome system has been billed as a game-changer in this conflict, but as hits like this show, it cannot intercept all of the rockets coming at israel from gaza. still, israel's military says it's very happy with the performance of the intercepter system. >> rockets are usually down. usually these rockets, the ones sent from the gaza strip from the terrorist factions towards bigger cities, where you have more people living. we usually down them. but it's not a 100% solution, unfortunately. >> reporter: and so the engineers at the assembly plant are working extra hours to assemble more iron dome batteries for immediat immediate deployment. >> a story about the death of a 4-year-old boy in gaza. the child's death got a lot of attention after his body was kissed by egypt's prime minister durin
Nov 15, 2012 1:00pm PST
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Nov 16, 2012 12:00am PST
foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: israel and the militant group hamas slid closer to all-out war today. the israelis blasted gaza with scores of air strikes, and the palestinians said 16 people were killed there. hamas and its allies fired more than 200 rockets and even struck as far away as tel aviv. three israelis were killed. we begin with this report by john ray of "independent television news." ( gunfire ) >> reporter: in gaza, gunfire and a thirst for revenge. thousands throng the streets for the funeral of a hamas leader killed by israel. the first death of this conflict but how many more will follow? the mood here is of great anger and defiance. militarily, hamas is no match for the israeli air force. but they say this ia death that must and will be avenged.
Nov 19, 2012 4:00am PST
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